Bug 188603 - Patch to fix playlist randomize
Patch to fix playlist randomize
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xmms (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ville Skyttä
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Reported: 2006-04-11 13:28 EDT by David Cantrell
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.2.10-29
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Last Closed: 2006-11-06 16:20:08 EST
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xmms randomize fix (1.42 KB, patch)
2006-04-11 13:28 EDT, David Cantrell
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Description David Cantrell 2006-04-11 13:28:47 EDT
Well known problem.  XMMS sucks at randomizing large playlists.  Attached is a
patch from David Shea of the more-or-less dormant Peachtree Linux project.  It
corrects the randomization problem in xmms so it doesn't cycle through the same
4 or 5 songs.
Comment 1 David Cantrell 2006-04-11 13:28:47 EDT
Created attachment 127625 [details]
xmms randomize fix
Comment 2 Ville Skyttä 2006-10-04 14:03:24 EDT
Reassigning to current xmms maintainer (myself - haven't seen this bug report 
before now).
Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2006-10-19 16:48:14 EDT
Upstream CVS appears to have similar changes, see 
http://cvs.xmms.org/cvsweb.cgi/xmms/xmms/playlist.c.diff?r1=1.88&r2=1.89 and 
the last hunk of 
http://cvs.xmms.org/cvsweb.cgi/xmms/xmms/playlist.c.diff?r1=1.84&r2=1.85

Could you check if they work for you?
Comment 4 David Cantrell 2006-10-23 11:32:41 EDT
I've long since stopped using xmms in Fedora now, but looking at the upstream
code, it appears that they've finally fixed that problem.
Comment 5 Ville Skyttä 2006-11-06 16:20:08 EST
Upstream changes applied in 1.2.10-29.fc*

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